Detectives Search For Missing Tamarac Man


Eric Shapiro [BSO]

UPDATE: Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Missing Persons Unit have located 44-year-old Eric Shapiro. Shapiro was found unharmed and is being reunited with family, detectives said.

By Kevin Deutsch

The Broward Sheriff’s Office Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public’s help in finding a 44-year-old man missing from Tamarac.

Eric Shapiro was last seen around noon on Tuesday, Aug. 2, near HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital, 7201 N. University Drive, Tamarac.

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Shapiro is 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs around 200 pounds, has blue eyes, and is bald, according to BSO.

Detectives said he suffers from conditions that require medication.

Anyone with information on Shapiro’s whereabouts is asked to call BSO Missing Persons Detective Christopher Blankenship at 954-321-4268 or the BSO non-emergency number at 954-764-HELP (4357).

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